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Caddy spoon

Caddy spoon
Caddy spoon
Caddy spoon
1822 - 1823
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm )
Wrought and cast silver caddy spoon with a downturned fiddle handle with shell and floral decoration on the front and the engraved initials, "JDPK" in script on the underside; pointed shoulders and a scalloped oval spoon with a repoussé chased vignette of a man in his night clothes carrying a potted plant outside with a house and a tree in the background over fluting; maker's marks stamped on the bowl.
Credit Line 
Gift of Joanna K. Sluyter
Object Number 
engraved: on the underside of the handle: "JDPK" in script stamped: on the bowl: anchor in a shield, lion passant in a cartouche, "y" in a shield, "SP" incuse, bust in an oval
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group